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Jan 1, 2013 6:00pm PST
of the day, they refused to call fr a vote there. was a lot of hand wringing today, an aid to john boehner described it as universal concern about a lack of spending cuts. the senate deal extends the bush tax cuts for every american making under $100,000 in year -- $400,000 a year, and it extends unemployment benefits to some two million americans. nancy pelosi sounded hopeful. >> it's a bill that was passed in the united states senate 89-8 tell me when you've had that on a measure as controversial as this. >> pelosi called to put the version on the floor. >> the issue of whether we have an up or down vote shouldn't be a question. shouldn't be a qe. we're told when we -- we would not have any legislative -- legislation until and unless the senate acted. when they did, we'd have a vote. and so, we want to have that vote. >> instead, republicans called for continuing a pay freeze for workers they voted on renaming a post office in massachusetts and another, in wisconsin. the deal was for fail to address spending cuts. >> trillion dollarsqx(ox we sped this year is a trillion dollars that we'l
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